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Sony caves: Fortnite cross-platform support coming
Sony caves: Fortnite cross-platform support coming
Sony was ferociously attacked over Fortnite cross-platform for months, but the company did not budge. They've been adamant that crossplay between ...... 27 Sep 2018
Microsoft reveals: Mouse and keyboard coming to Xbox One
Microsoft reveals: Mouse and keyboard coming to Xbox One
Current generation gaming consoles have one slight difference in I/O support. Sony's PlayStation 4 supports both USB and Bluetooth keyboard ...... 26 Sep 2018
Microsoft turning Xbox into a subscription
Microsoft turning Xbox into a subscription
Microsoft is planning on unveiling a new type of service in the near future called Xbox All Access. The service, like its name suggests, not ...... 23 Aug 2018 - 1 comment
Xbox Play Anywhere to launch in September
Xbox Play Anywhere to launch in September
Xbox Play Anywhere, the service that gives gamers access to some games on Windows 10 PCs and the Xbox One with just one purchase, will go live ...... 03 Jul 2016
'Halo Wars 2' beta now live
'Halo Wars 2' beta now live
Microsoft has announced today that its highly-anticipated 'Halo Wars 2' will be released late February next year, with a beta now live following ...... 14 Jun 2016
Microsoft reneges on adding TV DVR to Xbox One
Microsoft reneges on adding TV DVR to Xbox One
Microsoft has announced that they will not be adding a TV DVR feature to the Xbox One, despite announcing it last August. "After careful ...... 09 Jun 2016 - 6 comments
Is Xbox One getting VR games next year?
Is Xbox One getting VR games next year?
Sony has a huge lead in this generation's console wars but it's far from over yet. There might be another hurdle that could change things up ...... 03 Jun 2016 - 5 comments
Microsoft drops price of Xbox One ahead of E3
Microsoft drops price of Xbox One ahead of E3
Microsoft has announced a price cut on the Xbox One console ahead of next month's E3 event, suggesting the long-rumored "Xbox 1.5" could be on the way. ...... 01 Jun 2016
Xbox One backwards compatibility now supports multi-disc games
Xbox One backwards compatibility now supports multi-disc games
Microsoft has confirmed this weekend that the Xbox One's backwards compatibility has now added support for multi-disc games starting with "Deus ...... 15 May 2016 - 2 comments
Phil Spencer: Next Xbox won't be Xbox 1.5
Phil Spencer: Next Xbox won't be Xbox 1.5
Over the past few weeks, we have heard rumors that Sony is working on an incremental upgrade to the PlayStation 4, for now, known as the PS4K ...... 03 Apr 2016
Microsoft again drops the  price of the Xbox One to $299
Microsoft again drops the price of the Xbox One to $299
Microsoft has dropped the price of the Xbox One again, to $299, $50 off the regular price. The cut applies to all bundles, meaning you can ...... 22 Mar 2016
Windows 10 apps on the way for Xbox One owners
Windows 10 apps on the way for Xbox One owners
Microsoft has said this week that there are plans to allow developers to build and port Windows 10 apps to the Xbox One later this year. ...... 18 Mar 2016 - 2 comments
Sony is open to cross-platform gameplay following Microsoft announcement
Sony is open to cross-platform gameplay following Microsoft announcement
Earlier this week, Microsoft announced support for cross-platform play through its Xbox Live platform, opening up gaming between the Xbox One ...... 16 Mar 2016
Microsoft Xbox One now open to cross-platform play with the Sony PS4, Windows 10 PCs
Microsoft Xbox One now open to cross-platform play with the Sony PS4, Windows 10 PCs
Microsoft has announced that the Xbox Live online network is now open to cross-platform play with the PlayStation 4 and Windows 10 PC gamers. ...... 15 Mar 2016
Red Dead Redemption added to Xbox One backwards compatibility list, kind of
Red Dead Redemption added to Xbox One backwards compatibility list, kind of
It appears that the digital version of the popular game Red Dead Redemption is available now for Xbox One via the backwards compatibility service ...... 07 Feb 2016
Sony PlayStation 4 continues to sell well, global sales tap 36 million
Sony PlayStation 4 continues to sell well, global sales tap 36 million
As of Monday, Sony has sold 35.9 million PlayStation 4 units, crushing its competition from Nintendo and Microsoft. Notably, Sony says that ...... 06 Jan 2016 - 1 comment
Microsoft Xbox One Elite controller will be in low supply until at least March
Microsoft Xbox One Elite controller will be in low supply until at least March
Microsoft has confirmed that its popular luxury Elite controller will be in low supply until at least March thanks to heavier than expected demand. ...... 03 Jan 2016 - 2 comments
Plex streaming app now available for Xbox One and PlayStation 4
Plex streaming app now available for Xbox One and PlayStation 4
Plex, the home media streaming app, is now available for free on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles. To date, the apps were available ...... 19 Dec 2015 - 1 comment
Microsoft has added 16 more backwards compatible games to Xbox One
Microsoft has added 16 more backwards compatible games to Xbox One
Last month, Microsoft made over 100 Xbox 360 games available to Xbox One gamers via their backwards compatibility program. Today, there are ...... 18 Dec 2015
Sony PlayStation 4 hits 30 million units sold
Sony PlayStation 4 hits 30 million units sold
After two years, Sony's latest console has hit a new milestone - 30 million units sold. The PlayStation 4 remains the most popular of the ...... 28 Nov 2015 - 1 comment
Microsoft: Original Xbox games on Xbox One 'not impossible'
Microsoft: Original Xbox games on Xbox One 'not impossible'
Now that the Xbox One can play Xbox 360 games using emulation, there has been a call to bring older generation Xbox games to the console. ...... 26 Nov 2015 - 5 comments
Xbox One outsold PlayStation 4 in October
Xbox One outsold PlayStation 4 in October
Thanks to 'Halo 5: Guardians,' the Microsoft Xbox One was able to overtake the Sony PlayStation 4 in sales last month. According to The NPD ...... 16 Nov 2015
Microsoft reveals first 104 Xbox One backwards compatible games
Microsoft reveals first 104 Xbox One backwards compatible games
Microsoft has announced that over 100 Xbox 360 games will soon be available to play via your Xbox One - the start of their "Xbox One Backward ...... 11 Nov 2015 - 4 comments
Sling TV announces UI update for Xbox One
Sling TV announces UI update for Xbox One
Sling has announced that it will soon be updating its UI for the Xbox One, adding better functionality. The overall user interface will remain ...... 26 Sep 2015
Sling TV just had its UI updated for Xbox One
Sling TV just had its UI updated for Xbox One
Sling has announced that it will be soon updating its UI for the Xbox One, adding better functionality. The overall user interface will remain ...... 26 Sep 2015
YouTubers posted 'deceptive' Xbox One promotional videos, settle with FTC
YouTubers posted 'deceptive' Xbox One promotional videos, settle with FTC
According to the U.S. industry watch dog Federal Trade Commission (FTC), popular YouTubers were paid up to $30,000 to promote the Xbox One as ...... 05 Sep 2015
Deal Alert: Best Buy to offer TV + Xbox One bundle for $500
Deal Alert: Best Buy to offer TV + Xbox One bundle for $500
If you were in the market for an Xbox One, and potentially for a new TV, Best Buy has a great deal for you. Starting tomorrow, and through ...... 09 Aug 2015
Xbox One to get Windows 10 in November
Xbox One to get Windows 10 in November
A few months after announcing its redesigned Xbox One dashboard, the company has confirmed a release time frame. Microsoft says Windows 10 ...... 06 Aug 2015
The Japanese just do not want the Xbox One
The Japanese just do not want the Xbox One
According to the most recent video game sales figures, it is clear that the Microsoft Xbox One is selling just as poorly, if not worse than ...... 26 Jul 2015 - 1 comment
Xbox One gamers will be able to stream their games via Windows 10 PCs
Xbox One gamers will be able to stream their games via Windows 10 PCs
Microsoft has confirmed that an upcoming update for the Xbox One will allow gamers to stream the games via their Windows 10 PCs and tablets. ...... 19 Jul 2015 - 3 comments
Microsoft puts a hundred Xbox One, Xbox 360 games on sale
Microsoft puts a hundred Xbox One, Xbox 360 games on sale
Microsoft has started their 'Ultimate Game Sale' 2015, placing major discounts on a hundred titles for Xbox One and Xbox 360. If you are ...... 08 Jul 2015
Sony surprised by Xbox backwards compatibility, says not in the works for PS4
Sony surprised by Xbox backwards compatibility, says not in the works for PS4
Microsoft announced at E3 this week that its current generation gaming console will be backwards compatible with selected Xbox 360 games later this year. ...... 20 Jun 2015 - 4 comments
Best of E3: Remastered Gears of War headed to Xbox One as 'Ultimate Edition'
Best of E3: Remastered Gears of War headed to Xbox One as 'Ultimate Edition'
As rumored, a remastered remake of the original Gears of War is headed to the Xbox at the end of the summer. Xbox One gamers will get Gears ...... 18 Jun 2015
E3 Video: Microsoft previews Gears of War 4
E3 Video: Microsoft previews Gears of War 4
It's been a long time coming, and now we have some footage of the upcoming franchise Gears of War 4. During the Microsoft E3 keynote, developer ...... 18 Jun 2015
ICYMI: Microsoft now offering 1TB Xbox One and new controller
ICYMI: Microsoft now offering 1TB Xbox One and new controller
Earlier this week, after weeks of rumors, Microsoft unveiled an updated Xbox One console that has a 1TB hard drive. Additionally, the company ...... 15 Jun 2015 - 5 comments
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